Wednesday, 5 Apr 2017
Continual Resurrection By Executive Director Rev Dr Jenny Byrnes How many years was Easter Sunday? This is the provocative question asked by John Dominic Crossan in his book Jesus: A Revolutionary Biography. His question arises out of research from archaeologists who have been unable to find the town of Emmaus mentioned in the post-resurrection story in the gospel of Luke. Crossan concludes that the story of Emmaus, rather than a historical event, was a metaphor. Crossan provocatively concludes – Emmaus never happened, it is always happening! He further surmises that the little we do know of the writings of that time…